There are 2 ferry routes operating between Island of Coll and Scotland offering you combined total of 12 sailings per week. Caledonian MacBrayne operates 2 routes, Coll to Tiree runs 5 times per week & Coll to Oban about 7 times weekly.
As the frequency and duration of crossings on some routes varies we would advise that you do a live search for crossings from Island of Coll to Scotland to get the most up to date information.
The Island of Coll is situated 4 miles west of Mull in the Inner Hebrides, just off the western Scottish coast.
Measuring 13 miles in length and around 4 miles across at its widest point, Coll has long stretches of white sandy beaches rising into large dunes and is most well-known for the Breachacha Castle, an impressive 15th Century fortress.
The island also offers ideal scenery for long walks and wildlife watching; it’s a great place for spotting seals, basking sharks and minke whales, as well as the famous local corncrake bird, known locally as ‘the nutty noisemaker’.
Coll’s ferry terminal is in the village of Arinagour, the island’s primary settlement on the southeast coast. There are frequent sailings to the nearby Isle of Tiree and to Oban on the mainland, which are all operated by one of the UK’s largest ferry companies.
Scotland is the Northernmost of the four countries that form the United Kingdom of Great Britain. Surrounded by the North Atlantic Ocean to the West and North, the North Sea to the East and across the border to the South you’ll find England.
Scotland is a lively and friendly country, rich in history and heritage dating back thousands of years. People flock here to visit not only the beautiful mountains and valleys, rolling hills, forests and rocky coastlines but also for the experiences that Scotland has to offer.
Whether you’re looking to play a game of golf at the very place it was invented or to visit one of the many distilleries for some whiskey tasting, Scotland has much to offer any visitor.
In terms of arriving by ferry to Scotland, from Northern Ireland there’s a choice of year round services from and to numerous ports with sailings operated by modern and well-equipped ferries.
There are no longer any direct ferries from continental Europe to Scotland however there are numerous crossings to England and Ireland that get you close enough.